Guide to Creating Your Dream Dining Room

September 10, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Everything You Need to Know About Furniture, Colour and Accents When creating your dream dining room, it’s exciting and fun to select your furniture and accessories. You want it to be a stylish, yet a warm and inviting space for cozy family dinners or an impressive gathering of guests. From the vintage to the modern, Carrocel’s fine furniture store in Toronto offers a whole gallery of ideas. Here are some tips to help you create your signature style: Consider your dining room size: The dimensions of your room determine the size and scale of your dining room furniture. Always ensure that you have enough space to move around but avoid pieces that are too small to be noticed. Make a ...

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How to Use Classic Colours in a More Interesting Way

September 5, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Add Style, Interest and Texture with Fine Home Furniture Add sizzle to a classic room with stylish home furniture and accessories. We have an exclusive showroom full of decorating ideas to inspire you. For a classic style, keep your décor bold, modern and chic. That means interesting shapes and eye-catching forms with tasteful home furnishings and unique furniture pieces. No matter what your choice of colour palette—black and white, all-white, warm browns, cool grey or stately blue—you can pull it off if you accessorize well. Don’t think of home furniture as merely functional. Our fine collection adds style, personality and dimension. Many of our pieces can become the focal point of your rooms and the topic of conversation for years ...

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Do Not Throw it Away

August 27, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | 15 Comments on Do Not Throw it Away

Restore that Old Dining Room Table! Furniture restoration is more than just splashing a new layer of varnish on a worn surface. It requires talent, skill and experience to take your old dining room table and breathe new life into every inch and curve. Perhaps your dining table is a family heirloom or maybe it was a fine furniture find that you picked out years ago. Regardless of how long you have treasured it, there’s no need to toss that dinged, scratched and worn table. Instead, you can restore and refinish it to look truly gorgeous again. Restoring and Refinishing Fine Wood Furniture You loved your dining room table once, so why give it up now? The experts at Carrocel ...

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The Hottest Trends in Art Deco

August 17, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Bring the Richness of Bold Design into Your Home The re-emergence of art deco is here to stay. The style itself is all about visual and influential arts that depict movement and culture. Art deco originally appeared in France after the First World War. Today it still features that iconic geometric pattern and vibrant colours that add charm and novelty to any home. Art Deco for Your Home Décor You would be surprised at just how easy it is to bring this feisty retro style into your home. After all, who does not love splashes of colour and unique patterns? Avoid cheap and cheesy and only buy your art deco pieces from a fine furniture store in Toronto. At Carrocel ...

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Rearranging Your Living Room Furniture

August 10, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Create Space and Storage but do it with Style! Modern and bold? Trendy and chic? Traditional and cozy? Classic and grand? Whatever you choose for the look of your living room, it has to be uniquely your own. After all, this space is the centre of all social gatherings in your home. Whether you are rearranging living room furniture, refreshing the décor, trying to create more space or add some storage, you can do it with attitude and a style reflective of your fine tastes. If you run out of ideas, let the décor experts at Carrocel help you. Living Room Ideas to Get You Started Before selecting your pieces, the Carrocel team highly recommends selecting a theme. With a ...

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Selecting Versatile Fine Furniture for Your Home

August 5, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

See What’s Trending and Create Your Own Style As you think about how to transform your living space, see how your wood furniture can be more versatile. Does a bookshelf have to be used for books or can it become a unique bar? Does a coffee table have to be in centre of your living room? Must you have chairs that match or can you make a statement with individual, bold pieces that become a topic of conversation? Modern day home décor can be so exciting and a lot of fun with a little creativity and panache. Visit Carrocel’s fine furniture store to start building a collection and give your home a makeover as often as you want. High-quality wood ...

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What You Need to Know Before Taking on Antique Furniture Restoration

July 27, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Helpful Tips from Carrocel You have the perfect piece of furniture, but it has seen better days. You may be tempted to do a little furniture repair and restoration yourself - after all, the TV shows make it look simple. Before you restore your furniture, there are some things you should consider, including whether or not it is worth it to restore that piece in the first place. Should You Restore Antique Furniture? Furniture Restoration Advice from Carrocel Refinishing an antique, if done wrong, can actually decrease its value. While most pieces of furniture benefit from repair and restoration, you must determine whether the piece you are restoring has these characteristics: It should be something important to you. Because furniture ...

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Create an Ambience by Adding Vintage Details to Your Sitting Room

July 17, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

No matter how chic your modern furniture may look, there is nothing more elegant than a living room with vintage details and fine custom designed furniture. Creating that gorgeous, elegant space neither takes as much work nor a complete redo of your décor style. Sometimes all you need to do is add a few pieces of custom designed furniture or accents to bring it all together. Find Custom Designed Furniture for Your Home at Carrocel Décor Ideas from the Experts at Carrocel To give your sitting room a more elegant, vintage feel, there are some simple ideas you can incorporate, such as: Add Accent Chairs - Accent seating is common in a vintage sitting room. When selecting your pieces, look ...

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A Chest of Drawers Can Serve as a Unique Organizer

July 10, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Tips from the Furniture Design Experts at Carrocel A chest of drawers is an essential piece of fine furniture for every home, but often it is the most underutilized type of storage. While it certainly can be used for clothing, it offers much more than that for organizing your home. Of course, you can still use it for those off-the-wall clothing items that are too small to hang, but our furniture design experts can show you the true potential of these versatile pieces of furniture. Ways to Use a Chest of Drawers Check Out the Inventory of Fine Furniture at Carrocel Interiors A chest of drawers does not have to be confined to a bedroom. In fact, you can use ...

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Incorporating Vintage Furniture into Your Home

July 5, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Make a Stylish Addition with a Buffet Table Buffet tables are most often used in the dining room and can offer functionality as well as design. You may sometimes hear them referred to as “sideboards” or in true British style, “dumb waiters”! While they are most useful in the dining area, these cabinets can be used in multiple areas of the house and come in a variety of styles and materials. Find the perfect buffet table at Carrocel or opt for our custom designed furniture to create a classy and unique look. How to Choose a Buffet Table Stylish Custom Sideboards and Vintage Buffet Tables at Carrocel In order to select a piece of custom designed furniture, you must consider ...

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Should You Reupholster Your Love Seat?

June 28, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | 1 Comment on Should You Reupholster Your Love Seat?

You adore your loveseat, but it just does not work in your home anymore. Whether the fabric is worn and torn or the style does not match your new design, sometimes reupholstering is all it takes to save the furniture you love. At Carrocel high end furniture store, we know that not all loveseats can be reupholstered. So, you need to know how to spot a reupholstering-worthy piece and also decide if it’s worth the cost and hassle to begin with. Is Furniture Reupholstery Worth It? You will want to compare the costs of replacing the loveseat versus using a furniture restoration service, like Carrocel high end furniture store. A brand new loveseat can cost anywhere from $300 to as much ...

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How to Differentiate Between Real and Fake Vintage Furniture

June 15, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

The term “vintage” is thrown around too often by furniture stores and there are even modern furniture companies advertising their products as “vintage.” So, how do you know if you are purchasing a real or fake piece of vintage furniture for your home? At Carrocel fine furniture store, our team of furniture experts will tell you that there are some easy ways to differentiate fine furniture from mass-produced knock-offs. By doing so you can make sure that the piece you are purchasing is worth the investment.    Tips for Spotting Real Versus Fake Vintage Furniture Next time you shop for vintage furniture in Toronto, use the following tips to help you differentiate between a true vintage piece and a recently ...

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Uplift Your Living Room to Enjoy Coffee with Friends

June 11, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Adding a fresh new feel to your room can make all the difference. If you want to make your living room the center for entertaining friends in the evening and hosting great chats over freshly brewed coffee, there are a few things you can do to pull it off. With the right furniture design and creative arrangements, you can completely revamp your living room’s existing style, all without breaking the bank. Find some truly unique pieces of custom designed furniture at Carrocel.   How to Create a Stylish Living Room Your living room is the hub of your home entertainment. It is where guests come in to relax and everyone sits down to mingle. Here are a few tips from ...

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Adding Custom Furniture to Your Space Adds Personality

June 4, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Furniture is a collection of lifeless objects, until you make it your own. Whether you are ordering a piece of custom furniture or taking something you have found at a fine furniture store to customize it and make it unique, how you display your furniture speaks highly about your personality. To get the best look, we at Carrocel believe you need to be selective in what you choose. One of the easiest pieces of furniture to customize at home is a display cabinet.    Our Tips for Decorating Your Display Cabinet First, you will want to pick a cabinet that suits your existing living space. If your space is eclectic, vintage furniture will fit right in. Even if it is modern, ...

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What You Need to Know When Looking for a Custom Furniture Builder

May 20, 2015 BY Carrocel Interiors | 3 Comments on What You Need to Know When Looking for a Custom Furniture Builder

Just because a furniture piece is labeled “custom made furniture” does not necessarily mean it was made using high-quality products or even quality craftsmanship. Furniture, just like any other purchasable item, is only as good as the materials and builder behind it. If you want to enhance the look of your home with a custom built furniture piece, you need to know what to look for. Custom Made Furniture Should Never be a Knock Off There are numerous custom built pieces out there that are mere knock-offs of other designers. A true custom designer will typically not copy or borrow another’s design - it is not good business practice. If you find a designer that does not simply copy designs, ...

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